How many "minutes given back" have you averaged per day since WFH started?

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This sounds like one of those made up consulting terms that overly complicates an otherwise simple thing...

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My humble leadership has given back this humble servant an average of 30 mins back

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What does this mean

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NO. YOUR MEETING ENDED EARLY.

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In the conference call drinking game this cliché phrase would get you f’ed up on my team

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Basically drink anytime a cliché conference call phrase is said. Like “I’ll give you back 5 minutes of your day” or “can everyone go on mute” or “I’ve got a hard stop at 11”

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Hahahah my new team doesn’t use this so much, but if I were still with my old team I would probably be around ~55 minutes given back from the blast two weeks because management loooooved using that phrase

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Already got 15 + 13 for a total of 28 minutes back today! I used most of them to stare out the window

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They rollover to the next meeting

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